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What a rush! – Thames Rocket

If you are looking for unique way to learn about history of London and a thrill down the River Thames then look no further and read on.

Originally London RIB Voyages, Thames Rockets took to the river Thames in 2006 becoming the first ever speedboat tour operator in London. Within a matter of months they scored their first award ‘Small Business of the Year’, then quickly followed with the ‘Best New Tourist Attraction: Gold Award’ from VisitLondon plus so many other Continue reading

Is it a plane, is it a bird, no it’s Joanne – Zip World

Zip World

Zip World has popped up literally in Archbishop’s Park for a short time from 18 July to 1 October 2017.

If you are looking for a very unique way to see views from London but with a rush of adrenalin then Zip World is for sure the way to go.

I had the pleasure in being one of the first to try out Zip Worlds new zip wire experience.

Firstly and obviously you have to register and sign a waiver then watch a safety video however with the chatting to other riders with the noise around the park I found it quite hard to hear the commentary from coming from the TV.  It was then onto getting the gear on which is not always an easy feat but Zip Worlds was made a lot easier as they had the kit already laid out on the ground making it easier for us all to see where to put your feet/legs through then followed on by further instructions from the instructors.

After getting all kitted up we then walked down to towards the 35m tower (apparently equivalent to 9 buses high).  This was a feat in it’s self especially someone like me who Continue reading

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